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As Data sources for video and TV VDR can use:
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==Digital receiver devices==
* DVB cards, either DVB-T, DVB-C or DVB-S, each of them either as budget card without MPEG-Decoder or Fullfeatured DVB card with MPEG-Decoder.
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VDR supports DVB and ATSC digital tuner devices. Analogue tuner cards can be used also. DVB tuners are used in Europe, Africa, Australia and some parts of Asia including India and excluding China. ATSC tuners are used in Canada, Mexico, South Korea and United States.
* analogue TV cards with MPEG encoder like Hauppauge PVR 250 oder PVR 350, either PCI(preferred) or USB
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* analogue TV cards without MPEG encoder with Booktree BT848/878
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====Analogue tuners====
* the data stream of another VDR which works as a server
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Analogue tuner users may enter some text here.
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====ATSC tuners====
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ATSC tuner users may enter some text here.
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====DVB tuners====
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VDR needs a DVB tuner for receiving TV signal from satellite, cable or terrestrial transmitter. DVB-S card is for receiving digital signal from satellite, DVB-T is for receiving digital signal from terrestrial transmitter and DVB-C is for receiving digital signal from cable. VDR can also use analogue cards. It is also possible to receive signal with VDR server and stream it to the client. DVB-C2, DVB-T2 and DVB-S2 tuner devices basicly mean devices capable of receiving HD content.
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There are many of kind tuner cards to choose from. There are PCI, PCI-e and USB cards available. V4L-DVB Wiki has a list of devices at http://www.linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/Hardware_Device_Information

Latest revision as of 21:03, 4 April 2013

Digital receiver devices

VDR supports DVB and ATSC digital tuner devices. Analogue tuner cards can be used also. DVB tuners are used in Europe, Africa, Australia and some parts of Asia including India and excluding China. ATSC tuners are used in Canada, Mexico, South Korea and United States.

Analogue tuners

Analogue tuner users may enter some text here.

ATSC tuners

ATSC tuner users may enter some text here.

DVB tuners

VDR needs a DVB tuner for receiving TV signal from satellite, cable or terrestrial transmitter. DVB-S card is for receiving digital signal from satellite, DVB-T is for receiving digital signal from terrestrial transmitter and DVB-C is for receiving digital signal from cable. VDR can also use analogue cards. It is also possible to receive signal with VDR server and stream it to the client. DVB-C2, DVB-T2 and DVB-S2 tuner devices basicly mean devices capable of receiving HD content.

There are many of kind tuner cards to choose from. There are PCI, PCI-e and USB cards available. V4L-DVB Wiki has a list of devices at http://www.linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/Hardware_Device_Information